Friday, March 8, 2019

Poison Apple Red - Episode 523 - The Knitmore Girls


Episode 523

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On the Needles:(0:41)
Gigi is knitting the Poza cowl by Ysolda, out of Floating from A Verb For Keeping Warm.
Jasmin has finished the front and back of  her Aumangea pullover by ArohaKnits
(check the link for a discount code from Frenchie!), and is halfwayish down the first sleeve.

Jasmin is nearly finished with her Sarcastic Unicorn Sockhead Cowl.
This year Gigi  has Non-Euclidian heel socks on the needles in Paton's Kroy, working on three different
pairs, Cherry Pop Stripes, "Rainbow Stripes" and "Purple Haze". She kitchenered  all three, plus
Genevieve’s thigh high socks/stockings.

Jasmin has swatched and started her Polwarth pullover out of Neighborhood Fiber Co capital luxury sport
in “Sanctuary City”.
Gigi is knitting another Rocky Coast cardigan. Sleeves are separated. She now needs to knit to the waist.  
Jasmin swatched for her V-neck boxy, Frost Yarns reverse speckle rainbow
Gigi cast on first project from Stitches West 2019
Drea’s Shawl Oink Pigment in Birthday Suit, Zoot Suit, and Dijon Vu. Thinking that the contrast color
I really want is a dark shade of red. Started with 3 stitches, now have over 80. Need 175
Jasmin is working on her Viajante.

Jasmin loves the Reverse Speckle from Frost Yarn

Events: (19:35)
- May 18 (tentative) Spinning at the Winery

In Stitches:(21:43)
- Jasmin: wool socks, looped loop cowl, Resistance hat, Random V-neck pullover, cashmere aran wrap shawl,
Fox Hat
- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Knitmore cowl, wool socks, Old V-neck, Beast Master shawl
- Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps,
We like the Gleener 

Mother Knows Best:(31:58)
For this weeks Mother Knows Best we are answering a question on how to store FOs

When Knitting Attacks:(43:21)
Gigi pulled the Poza out of the bag, a dozen stitches jumped off. Slick yarn, had to knit up a few that had run
Jasmin couldn’t get gauge for v-neck boxy.

This week we review: Glow Up Collection
And Sew On:(1:02:46)
Teacher returned my size 10 sloper and paper pattern. She also graded my knit sloper.
Halter top is on the model waiting to be graded.  Today’s style is scheduled to be an empire top.
With Genevieve: Elsa dress got the overlay re-attached, parrot got the popped seam in his back
mattress stitched.

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